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Volkswagen Passat 2.0T have code p0299 on my VW 06 passat.

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have code p0299 on my VW 06 passat. What does this code mean ? And for someone who is not mechanical is it something that if I bring it my local dealership im going to pay alot to get fixed? I bought this vehicle certified used and thus far have had it in the shop four times.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  eauto replied 6 years ago.
Hi . Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer. thats a turbo charger issue...the car is not running at the proper boost...I would call the dealer and see if its a warranty issue

Thank you again for trusting us with your problem. John aka eauto
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
If it is not a warranty issue is this something likely to cost me big bucks?
Expert:  eauto replied 6 years ago.
it could be a turbo charger or a waste gate actuator issue....its likley going to be atleast 100 dollars to pinpoint the failure...It can get expensive
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